AAN Press Releases

AAN and the Eswatini Nurses Association (ENA) donated 25000

AAN and the Eswatini Nurses Association (ENA) donated 25000 evidence-based reusable protective face masks to the Eswatini Ministry of Health. AAN awarded a 10000 USD grant to ENA to produce masks locally, in partnership with the University of Eswatini. The…

Continuing COVID-19 Education for Nurses and Nurse Midwives

Commencing in March 0f 2020, AAN partnered with the World Continuing Education Alliance (WCEA), to produce a COVID-19 syllabus of courses and up to date information for nurses and nurse-midwives free of charge, on the WCEA learning management system platform…

Guidelines on the Use of Reusable Face Masks

Do you know how to safely use a reusable cloth face mask? Cleaning the mask before use Putting on the mask Removing the mask Washing the mask It is IMPORTANT to use the mask properly. Incorrect use can make it…

COVID-19 information from Johns Hopkins Hospital

The covid-19 virus is not a living, breathing organism. It cannot be “killed” but it can be destroyed. Alcohol in mixtures of over 65% alcohol destroys fat. Bleach mixed 1 part bleach to 5 parts water dissolves protein in the…

Guidelines on the Production of Reusable Face Masks

Please note that the evidence based locally made reusable face masks referred to below should be worn as a preventive measure by Nurses, Nurse-Midwives, healthcare workers and non covid-19 patients they come into contact with. When caring for covid-19 positive…

Stop COVID-19 in Africa! Protect Nurses. Save Lives.

The COVID-19 Africa Action Network for Nurses & Nurse-Midwives launches a PPE crowdfunding campaign in solidarity with nurses and nurse-midwives fighting the coronavirus on the front lines in eastern and southern Africa. (Link to Crowdfunding site) June 2020: Geneva, Kampala,…